*Attention all area skiers and riders: the following event will not want to be missed!*
If you are like me, ski season and the first snow couldn’t come soon enough. As I sit here envying those living out West who are already gearing up for the start of their season, I find myself looking for any ski related activity I can find to preoccupy myself. For this reason, I was quite excited to hear that Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop is hosting a major event right here in our area. Some of the world’s most famous skiers/riders will be in town for the event that also coincides with Buckman’s annual Tent Sale. At the Tent Sale, last year’s left over inventory is sold at deeply discounted prices. For anyone looking to buy new equipment or winter outerwear this year, you won’t find better deals anywhere else (believe me, I’ve looked).
What: Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop is hosting the Grand Opening of their store in Whitehall, PA. The top athletes in the ski and snowboard industry will be at the new store signing autographs, giving away prizes, and showing their support for Buckman’s. In the evening, Seth Morrison’s film “The Ordinary Skier” will be shown on a large outdoor screen followed by Burton’s film “Standing Sideways.”
Who: Over 25 of the industry’s best skiers and snowboarders will be at Buckman’s in Whitehall. This is, by far, the largest number of athletes to attend a retail event on the east coast. Athletes attending are: JP Walker, Louie Vito, Mason Aguirre, Seth Morrison, Gretchen Bleiler, Jake Blauvelt, Terje Haakonsen, Jussi Oksanen, Mikey Renca, Pep Fujas, Danny Kass, Dingo, Glen Plake, Sebastien Toutant, Bjorn Leines, Todd Richards, Bobby Brown, Aaron Biittner, Iikka Backstrom, Tom Wallisch, Chris Benchetler, Jed Anderson, Bode Merrill, Erin Comstock, Joe Sexton, Chris Grenier, Louif Paradis, & Parker White.
When: Friday, October 14, 2011
Autograph Session #1 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Autograph Session #2 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Movie Screenings – 7 p.m.
Where: Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop
2510 MacArthur Road
Whitehall, PA 18052